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Nat Turner And The Rising In Southampton County

Author : David F. AllmendingerJr.
ISBN : 9781421414799
Genre : History
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In August 1831, in Southampton County, Virginia, Nat Turner led a bloody uprising that took the lives of some fifty-five white people—men, women, and children—shocking the South. Nearly as many black people, all told, perished in the rebellion and its aftermath. Nat Turner and the Rising in Southampton County presents important new evidence about the violence and the community in which it took place, shedding light on the insurgents and victims and reinterpreting the most important account of that event, The Confessions of Nat Turner. Drawing upon largely untapped sources, David F. Allmendinger Jr. reconstructs the lives of key individuals who were drawn into the uprising and shows how the history of certain white families and their slaves—reaching back into the eighteenth century—shaped the course of the rebellion. Never before has anyone so patiently examined the extensive private and public sources relating to Southampton as does Allmendinger in this remarkable work. He argues that the plan of rebellion originated in the mind of a single individual, Nat Turner, who concluded between 1822 and 1826 that his own masters intended to continue holding slaves into the next generation. Turner specifically chose to attack households to which he and his followers had connections. The book also offers a close analysis of his Confessions and the influence of Thomas R. Gray, who wrote down the original text in November 1831. The author draws new conclusions about Turner and Gray, their different motives, the authenticity of the confession, and the introduction of terror as a tactic, both in the rebellion and in its most revealing document. Students of slavery, the Old South, and African American history will find in Nat Turner and the Rising in Southampton County an outstanding example of painstaking research and imaginative family and community history.
Category: History

The Rebellious Slave

Author : Scot French
ISBN : 0618104488
Genre : History
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Reassesses the 1831 slave rebellion led by Nat Turner as it discusses such themes as slavery, race, and national belonging; examines the rebellion itself and analyzes Turner in terms of his meaning as both a martyr and murderer.
Category: History

A People And A Nation A History Of The United States

Author : Jane Kamensky
ISBN : 9781337671682
Genre : History
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A PEOPLE AND A NATION, 11th Edition, offers a lively narrative that tells the stories of the diverse peoples in the United States. The authors are prize-winning historians and experienced teachers who know how to explain historical change--whether race and gender, economics and public policy, family life, popular culture or international relations and warfare--in ways that students understand. The first textbook to focus on U.S. social history, the book also supports more specialized lectures through its attention to international history and the place of the U.S. in the world, politics and policy, social movements and economic issues. Available in the following split options: A PEOPLE AND A NATION, 11th Edition (Chapters 1-29), ISBN: 9781133312727; Volume I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-14), ISBN: 9781285430829; Volume II: Since 1865 (Chapters 14-29), ISBN: 9781285430836. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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A People And A Nation A History Of The United States Brief Edition

Author : Mary Beth Norton
ISBN : 9781285430843
Genre : History
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The Brief Edition of A PEOPLE AND A NATION offers a succinct and spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity, and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past. In the tenth edition, the number of chapters has been reduced from 33 to 29, making the text easier to assign in a typical semester. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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A People And A Nation Volume I To 1877 Brief Edition

Author : Mary Beth Norton
ISBN : 9781305142770
Genre : History
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The Brief Edition of A PEOPLE AND A NATION offers a succinct and spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity, and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past. In the tenth edition, the number of chapters has been reduced from 33 to 29, making the text easier to assign in a typical semester. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Onkel Toms H Tte

Author : Harriet Beecher Stowe
ISBN : 3401066099
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Wurzeln

Author : Alex Haley
ISBN : 3596224489
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Die Prophezeiung Der Hawkweed

Author : Irena Brignull
ISBN : 9783733602956
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Zwei Mädchen. Zwei Welten. Eine Prophezeiung Ember und Poppy kommen in derselben Gewitternacht in weit entfernten Teilen des Landes zur Welt. Und durch einen mächtigen Fluch werden sie noch in der Sekunde ihrer Geburt vertauscht. So wächst das Mädchen Ember in einem Clan von Hexen auf. Und Poppy, die Hexe, in einer Kleinstadt in England. Doch Poppy fliegt von jeder Schule, weil ihr dauernd seltsame Dinge passieren: Wenn sie wütend wird, zerspringen in ihrer Nähe Fensterscheiben oder Dinge fliegen durch den Raum. Ihre Mitschüler halten sie für einen Freak, und Poppys einzige Freunde sind die Katzen. Nur draußen vor der Stadt fühlt sie sich wirklich frei. Ember hingegen hat keine Ahnung, wie man die Kräfte der Natur heraufbeschwört oder einen Zauber ausspricht, und für das Leben im Wald bei den Frauen des Hexen-Clans ist sie zu zart und verletzlich. Immer und überall spüren die beiden, dass sie anders sind und nicht dazugehören. Doch von der uralten Prophezeiung, die ihr Schicksal bestimmen wird, ahnen sie nichts. Erst als sie sich eines Tages gegenüberstehen, wissen sie, dass es einen Ort geben muss, an dem sie glücklich sind. Und dass es höchste Zeit ist, für dieses Glück zu kämpfen. Denn in irgendeinem Städtchen im Süden ist Embers leibliche Mum gerade dabei, den Verstand zu verlieren. Und in den Wäldern im Norden formieren sich die Hexenclans für die letzte Schlacht um den Thron.
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